Jeep Store Shore Conference Boys Basketball Wednesday Scoreboard, 1/18/23
Manalapan 62, Freehold Boro 51
Senior Jake Buchman pumped in 21 points on five three-pointers and the Braves (9-6) raced out to a fast start on the way to a win over the Colonials (5-10) -- the fourth straight victory for Manalapan.
Junior Anthony Pearlman chipped in 16 points and classmate Phil Pearlman fired in 13 points for Manalapan, with the trio combining for 50 of the 62 Braves points.
Junior Christian DiGiso led Freehold Boro with 15 points, 10 rebounds and five assists, while sophomore Brian Tassey and junior Sam Cranwell each threw in 13 points in the loss.
No. 7 Freehold Twp. 61, Allentown 46
Senior Jayden Holmes-Cotter led four Freehold Township players in double-figure scoring with 18 points and also grabbed 12 rebounds as the Patriots (10-2) wiped out a three-point halftime deficit in running away with a win over the Redbirds.
Sophomore Nick Cardone added 15 points, five assists and five steals, while senior Malachi Harris pitched in 13 points and seven assists for Freehold Township, which took control of the game by outscoring Allentown, 22-9, during the third quarter and 38-20 for the duration of the second half.
Junior Andrew Silverman also threw in 10 points in the win.